As we cruise the Web everyday, most of us encounter a reCaptcha — those distorted letters and numbers designed to check that a human is behind an online activity like logging into an account or comment system. Lately, users have been seeing a change in the fuzzy text and have seen seeing what looks like real pictures.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. It is a complex and vast eco-system that is the subject of an ambitious new project taking Google Street View underwater to photograph and map the reef in detail starting this September.
Google Street View is a great way to see how places around the world look from ground level, but until now it has only shown what you can see from a car driving on a road. Now Google is expanding their views, starting with a train journey through one of the most beautiful parts of Switzerland.
New York retailer Oh Nuts experienced an odd thing the other day: a Google photographer came in and took pictures of the entire store in all directions, stopping every 6 feet. Sounds a lot like Google Street View, except inside...